Record Details

NHER Number:32536
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti-tank blocks

Summary

In 1996 about 40 World War Two anti-tank blocks, running up the embankment and along the cutting, were noted on this site. They form part of the defences around Norwich linked to the anti-tank ditch (NHER 51893).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2773 0892
Map Sheet:TG20NE
Parish:THORPE ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

About 40 anti-tank blocks running up embankment and along cutting. [1]
Date 1940/41.
Survey No. M4-3.
See record form (S1) in file.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

A further line of anti-tank blocks (NHER 20338) continues south of Yarmouth Road.
Additional anti-tank blocks have also survived to the northwest, at the junction of Pound Lane and Laundry Lane (NHER 32532)
H. Hamilton (NLA), 26 November 2008.

Monument Types

  • TANK TRAP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

Related records

51893Related to: Site of World War Two defensive anti tank ditch around city of Norwich (Monument)

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